Community Partners


The Desert Winds Freedom Band is proud to partner with and support the following community organizations.

Lesbian and Gay Band Association (LGBA)

The purpose of the Lesbian and Gay Band Association is to promote LGBT music, visibility and pride. By “banding together,” LGBA shows that people of different sexes, ages, creeds, races, and challenges can build a strong community.



The Jon Sims Endowment Fund for the Performing Arts (JSEF) provides financial support for LGBT performing arts organizations.

The Center

A thriving, community-based organization, the Center provides a safe and supportive environment for the LGBT community to enjoy health, wellness, educational and social programs, where people of all ages and backgrounds are welcome.

Desert Business Association

The Desert Business Association promotes and supports LGBT and allied businesses and professionals who have joined together for business promotion, economic development, educational and humanitarian purposes. The Desert Winds Freedom band is a proud member of DBA.


Greater Palm Springs Pride

Greater Palm Springs Pride is a non-profit community enhancement organization founded to promote the public education and awareness of individual rights and civil liberties of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and to promote the history, diversity and future prosperity of the Greater Palm Springs LGBT community.

Palm Springs Gay Men's Chorus

A chorus of gay men, who through musical excellence, community outreach, and civic responsibility, are dedicated to entertaining, inspiring, and educating the culturally diverse community in which we live.


Modern Men - Coachella Valley Men's Chorus

We are MODERN MEN, who love to sing. Our mission is dedicated to musical excellence while creating harmony through diversity.

The Association of Concert Bands

To encourage and foster adult concert, community, municipal, and civic bands, and to ensure that each musician who wishes to perform may have that opportunity; every community may have the opportunity to take civic pride in its band; and citizens of the world community may enjoy live performances of band music.